Recent Publications

Kitzhaber’s “Clean Fuels Program” Is a Hidden Gas Tax

Cascade Policy Institute | October 21, 2014
By John Egge Many politicians on the West Coast have fallen in love with untested policies and programs they say will help solve global warming. ...  read more

It’s Time to Change Our Failed Federal Lands Policy

Cascade Policy Institute | October 7, 2014
In 1976, Congress changed its “policy” regarding our public lands (Federal Lands Policy Management Act, or FLPMA). This “policy” change sought to retain public lands ...  read more

Report Shows Possibilities for Elliott State Forest to Make Money for Oregon Schools

John Charles | October 1, 2014
Today, the Cascade Policy Institute released a report analyzing the range of policy options for turning the Elliott State Forest from a liability into an ...  read more
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Video

Steve Buckstein interviewed about his commentary, Oregon’s Budget Transformation

| June 1, 2012
We sat down with Senior Policy Analyst, Steve Buckstein, to talk about government trying to do efficiently that which it shouldn't be doing at all. ... read more

Rural Freedom Project- Juniper Entrepreneur

| May 15, 2012
Gerard Joseph Lebreque talks with Cascade Policy Institute about his struggles with regulations on juniper and his life in rural Oregon. SEE THE VIDEO. read more

Todd Wynn testifies before the Oregon Senate on the proposed plastic bag ban

| March 9, 2011
Todd Wynn presents the Oregon Senate with information from Cascade Policy Institute and the Beacon Hill Institute on the financial and job related impacts of ... read more

Todd Hosts Bill Post Part 2 (VIDEO)

| February 28, 2011
Click here for part 1 Todd Wynn fills in for Bill Post on Feb 7th, 2011. Guests from this second hour include: John Audley from ... read more
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Audio

The PUC Is Right: Some Conservation Projects No Longer Make Sense

The Energy Trust of Oregon (ETO) is a nonprofit organization funded by taxes imposed on utility ratepayers. Most of the tax money is spent on ... read more

There’s a Sucker Born Every Minute

Last month, Oregon’s first commercial “wave energy” project near Reedsport was officially abandoned. The lead developer, New Jersey-based Ocean Power Technologies, had been promoting a ... read more
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